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PFC Fred Curry Leonard Jr.

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PFC Fred Curry Leonard Jr.

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death
28 Aug 1942 (aged 23)
Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Province, Central Luzon, Philippines
Burial
Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID
74533002 View Source

Son of Fred G. and Alma Roach Leonard, his hometown was Harrodsburg, Kentucky. He enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard and was a member of D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion when it was federalized on 25 November 1940. After training at Camp Polk, Louisiana he and his unit were sent to the Philippines where they fought in the battles of Luzon and Bataan. Company D surrendered on 9 April 1942. Fred died of cerebral malaria at Cabanatuan #1 POW camp, in the Philippines, at approximately 3:30 AM.

Son of Fred G. and Alma Roach Leonard, his hometown was Harrodsburg, Kentucky. He enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard and was a member of D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion when it was federalized on 25 November 1940. After training at Camp Polk, Louisiana he and his unit were sent to the Philippines where they fought in the battles of Luzon and Bataan. Company D surrendered on 9 April 1942. Fred died of cerebral malaria at Cabanatuan #1 POW camp, in the Philippines, at approximately 3:30 AM.


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